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Truth in History

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674910263

Publication Date: 01/01/1979


Immensely rewarding. This is the distillate of a well-furnished and original mind. Running through this book is Handlin’s strong sense of the morality of the historian. Above all, he reiterates the importance of respect for fact.The Christian Science Monitor

By any standard Oscar Handlin ranks among the most influential historians of the American past… Truth in History…provide[s] the most complete statement of Handlin’s approach that we can hope to get. In these essays, written over many years but here reworked into a remarkably unified whole, Handlin examines the limits and possibilities of historical thought.The New Republic

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